Bill Carman is brilliant. He paid me to write that. Seriously, my work though uncategorizeable (is that a word), comes from that mad place that exists in, if we’re honest, all brains and, specifically, mine.
After spending several disappointing hours in and out of Chelsea and Midtown New York galleries, I stepped into a gallery with the lights dimmed, turned a corner, and was transported to a place where I hovered between childhood and adulthood. Hyungkoo Lee had flawlessly executed life-sized reproductions of skeletons.
I’ve enjoyed Gris Grimly’s work for a while now. From children’s books poised on the edge of ‘acceptable’ to completely unacceptable yet embraceable adult work, Grimly has taken up the reigns of artists like Charles Bragg and Edward Gorey for new generations. His latest book, Artum Secretum, is a large sketchbook collection with a good [...]
Admittedly, I am a sucker for sweet sound. My favorite guitar solo of all time remains Blue Sky by Duane Allman and Dickie Betts. So when I first heard about this guy playing incredible things on the ukulele, of all things, I was skeptical. When I think of the ukulele, I think tinny. But man, [...]
Even if you are sick of zombies, not sure how that could happen though ’cause zombies always have been and always will be bitchin’, you can’t help but be moved by this heartfelt addition to walking dead lore.